Way, waaay before the internet, my lola shared stories with us. Not through pictures, not through the written word, but by the magical power of the spoken voice.
As I grew a bit older, I was fortunate enough to also hear stories over AM radio. Yes, I’m talking about Zimatar and the “crying one moment, laughing the next” Amor Seco.
Sadly, those radio plays disappeared, and I missed them greatly.
Fortunately, through the power of podcasting and volunteerism, the web now has Pakinggan Pilipinas where Filipino narrators lend their voice to stories written by Pinoys…